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REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

Dr. Franz Schaefer, LL.M.

Transformation of ultimate parent company into a holding entity by carving-out four independent business units (largest restructuring since going public).
Sale of business unit “Clean Air Business” to Dürr AG.
Sino-German United AG, a publicly listed subsidiary of Sino-German Ecopark Group (Qingdao-based).
Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc., a Nasdaq-listed provider of typefaces
Quantum Capital Group, a Munich-based financial investor regarding several portfolio transactions
Acquisition of majority stake in Kammann Machinenbau GmbH.
Acquisition of Spanish die cutter manufacturer Iberica AG S.A.
Acquisition of majority stake in Italy-based Flexotecnica S.p.A.
Digi+ Partners, a German growth equity fund, with respect to their participation in Price f(x) AG (active in the development of specialized pricing software).
OSRAM Continental Group, a new joint venture formed by OSRAM AG (MDAX-listed) and Continental AG (DAX-listed) in the automotive lighting business, on major restructurings with respect to their international subsidiaries, as well as on corporate governance issues.
Formation of a 50/50 joint venture with Italian Durst group in the area of digital printing solutions.
AGM-related advice, including advice with respect to activist shareholders and compliance with proxy adviser recommendations.
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